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Educating Your Employees During Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment Education Opportunities Open enrollment is a period of time each year when employers permit new employees to enroll in a health plan and allow current employees to make changes to their existing medical coverage. During open enrollment, employees may decide to change plans, add or drop a dependent or add an optional benefit, …

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Exchange Notice Requirements for Employers

Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, individuals and employees of small businesses will have access to insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health insurance exchanges (Exchanges), which are also known as Health Insurance Marketplaces. Open enrollment under the Exchanges will begin on Oct. 1, 2013. Read More…

Benefits Buzz – July 2013

Read the July 2013 update for the latest ‘Buzz’ in the Healthcare Industry here. 

EHD's Benefits Buzz – May 2013

Get the latest ‘Buzz’ about the healthcare industry here.

Examining the Cost of Health Care Reform

As reported in Central Penn Business Journal recently, health care reform has reached its terrible twos, and the growing pains are only set to continue. Read more…

Final Regulations Issued on Health Insurance Exchanges

Beginning in 2014, individuals and small businesses will be able to purchase private health insurance through state-based competitive marketplaces known as Affordable Health Insurance Exchanges (Exchanges). On March 12, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a final rule on the Exchanges, to be published in the Federal Register on March …

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IRS Q&As on Form W-2 Reporting

IRS Q&As on Form W-2 Reporting The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) added Internal Revenue Code (Code) section 6051(a)(14), which requires employers to report the aggregate cost of employer-sponsored group health plan coverage on their employees’ Forms W-2. This reporting requirement was originally effective for the 2011 tax year. However, the IRS later …

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